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First American: House-Buying Power Exceeds Median House Prices in Many Markets

The September 2021 First American Real House Price Index (RHPI) shows that real house prices increased 1.7% between August 2021 and September 2021 and...

House Prices Increased 18.5 Percent Over the Past Year, FHFA Observes

U.S. house prices rose 18.5% from the third quarter of 2020 to the third quarter of 2021 according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency...

National Association of Realtors Reports Pending Home Sales Increase in October

Pending home sales increased in October, rebounding after a decline the month prior, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Contract activity rose month-over-month...

Home Prices Reach New High, Reports Redfin

Home prices hit a new all-time high of $359,975 in the four-week period ending November 21, according to a new report from Redfin. This...

Existing-Home Sales Slowly Grew in October

Existing-home sales increased in October, marking two straight months of growth, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Two of the four major U.S....

Home-Buying Demand Reaches High Levels, Redfin Reports

Redfin's Homebuyer Demand Index has hit a new all-time high since at least 2017, according to a new report. This is a sign of...

Fannie Mae Ups Home Sales Expectations, Lowers Home Construction Projections

Inflation is a key forecast concern for the economy, according to the November 2021 commentary from the Fannie Mae’s Economic and Strategic Research (ESR)...

Housing Starts Fell Flat in October as Builders Faced Supply-Side Headwinds

Housing starts were at an annual rate of 1.52 million in October, down 0.7% compared with September but up 0.4% compared with October 2020,...
California - metro area homes

Majority of Metro Areas See Spike in Home Prices in Third Quarter of 2021

Strong homebuyer demand and limited housing supply led to median sales prices rising for existing single-family homes in all but one of 183 measured...

Homes Sold Quickly During October – Eighth Consecutive Month

New housing data shows 2021's feverish home sales pace broke a yearly record in October, even as fall sales activity followed steadier seasonal patterns. With...

Consumer Attitudes Remain Mixed About Housing Conditions

The Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) increased 1 point to 75.5 in October, as consumers once again reported mixed feelings about home-buying...

Unemployment Rate Fell to 4.6 Percent in October 

The U.S. economy added 531,000 jobs in October - stronger than expectations - and the unemployment rate dropped to 4.6%, according to the U.S....

CoreLogic Reports Annual Home Price Growth of 18 Percent in September

CoreLogic has released the CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI) and HPI Forecast for September 2021, showing that demand for homebuying remained strong through the...

Pending Home Sales Dipped 2.3 Percent in September

Pending home sales decreased 2.3% in September compared with August and were down 8% compared with September 2020, according to the National Association of...

U.S. Home Prices Were Up Nearly 20 Percent Year-Over-Year in August

U.S. home prices increased 1.4% on an adjusted basis during August compared with July and were up 19.8% compared with August 2020, according to...

First American Predicts Rising Rates Will Dampen House-Buying Power

First American Financial Corp. has released the August 2021 First American Real House Price Index (RHPI), which shows that real house prices increased 1.2%...

FHFA House Price Index Rose 18.5 Percent from Last Year

House prices increased nationwide in August, up 1% from the previous month, according to the latest Federal Housing Finance Agency House Price Index (FHFA...

CoreLogic Uncovers the Five Most Haunted Cities to Move to in the U.S.

CoreLogic has dug deep into its crypt to unearth the five most haunted cities in the U.S. In New Orleans, ghosts are said to wander...

Housing Starts Dipped in August

Housing starts continued to disappoint in September, decreasing 1.6% compared with August to an annual pace of 1.555 million, according to estimates from the...

Existing-Home Sales Jumped 7 Percent in September

Boosted by an increase in inventory, existing-home sales jumped 7% in September compared with August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 6.29 million,...